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Dodge Journey
2020 Dodge Journey
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$23,675
Starting Price (MSRP)
6.6
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Nissan Pathfinder
2020 Nissan Pathfinder
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$31,980
Starting Price (MSRP)
6.9
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Volkswagen Atlas
2021 Volkswagen Atlas
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$31,545
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.3
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Overview

Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
4-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 24 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
20.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.6 gallons
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
7 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
3.5-liter V6 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
173 hp @ 6000 rpm
284 hp @ 6400 rpm
235 hp @ 4500 rpm
Torque
166 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
259 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
Transmission
4-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
38.5 ft
38.7 ft
38.1 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Steel Wheels
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 6.5"
18" x 7.5"
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 6.5"
18" x 7.5"
18" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P225/65HR17
P235/65TR18
P245/60HR18
Rear Tire
P225/65HR17
P235/65TR18
P245/60HR18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
21 MPG
23 MPG
22 MPG
City
19 MPG
20 MPG
21 MPG
Highway
25 MPG
27 MPG
24 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 (2019) Tons/yr
7.8 Tons/yr
8.1 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
20.5 gallons
19.5 gallons
18.6 gallons
Cruising Range City
389.5 miles
390 miles
390.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
512.5 miles
526.5 miles
446.4 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
192.4 in
198.5 in
198.3 in
Height
66.6 in
69.5 in
70 in
Max Width
72.2 in
77.3 in
78.3 in
Front Width
61.8 in
65.7 in
67.2 in
Rear Width
62.3 in
65.7 in
67.8 in
Wheelbase
113.8 in
114.2 in
117.3 in
Ground Clearance
7.2 in
7 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
7 seater
7 seater
7 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.8 in
42.2 in
41.5 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.8 in
42.2 in
41.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.5 in
60.9 in
61.5 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.8 in
56.8 in
58.2 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.1 in
41.7 in
37.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.9 in
39.4 in
40.4 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56.9 in
60.4 in
60.8 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
54.4 in
56 in
58 in
Third Row Leg Room
23.4 in
30.7 in
33.7 in
Third Row Headroom
37.7 in
37.8 in
38.3 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
43.5 in
57.1 in
54.9 in
Third Row Hip Room
40 in
42 in
45.1 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,818 lbs
4,293 lbs
4,222 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
1,000 lbs
6,000 lbs
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
67.6 ft³
79.5 ft³
96.8 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
37 ft³
47.4 ft³
55.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
10.7 ft³
16.2 ft³
20.6 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Billet Clearcoat
  • Contusion Blue Pearlcoat
  • Destroyer Gray Clearcoat
  • Granite Pearlcoat
  • Pitch Black Clearcoat
  • Redline 2 Coat Pearl
  • Vice White
  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Caspian Blue Metallic
  • Glacier White
  • Gun Metallic
  • Magnetic Black Pearl
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Tourmaline Blue Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Charcoal, Cloth Seating Surfaces
  • Titan Black, Cloth Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Optional
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Rear A/C
Optional
Standard
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Not Available
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
N/A
2 Years / 20,000 Miles